The Hindu Vocabulary 25 September 2021

2021-09-25

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 25 September 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Another grouping: On AUKUS.’

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Alliance

Noun

Friendly association (गठबंधन)

Accord, Affiliation, Affinity, Confederacy

Antagonism, Detachment, Disagreement, Disconnection

NDA is a pre poll alliance led by BJP.

Proliferation

Noun

Increase

(प्रसार)

Expansion, Spread

Stagnation

The proliferation of new ideas indicates chaos in the governance.

Lucrative

Adjective

Producing a great deal of profit (लाभप्रद)

Advantageous, Cost effective, Profitable, Fruitful

Poorly paid, Unprofitable

Saajan could not leave the lucrative offer given by the company.

Betrayal

Noun

Exhibition of Disloyalty

(विश्वासघात)

Deception, Dishonesty, Sellout, Treachery

Faithfulness, Devotion, Loyalty, Honesty

Betrayal of friends for your own interest is not a good characteristic in a person.  

Bolster

Verb

Support or strengthen

(समर्थन)

Aid, Boost, Buoy, Shore up, Strengthen

Block, Decrease, Discourage, Halt

New policy by RBI is going to bolster the economy.

Retrenchment

Noun

Lack

(कमी)

Cut, Curtailment, Shortening, Slip

Boost, Enlargement, Gain, Increase

Policy makers have predict an extended period of retrenchment.

Flank

Verb

Be on each or on one side of

(दिशा)

Edge, Bound, Line, Border

Center, Inside, Interior

She was flanked by security guards as she entered court yesterday.

Relegating

Verb

Assign, Transfer

(हस्तांतरित करना)

Consign, Entrust, Refer, Accredit

Deny, Disapprove, Keep, Assume

The present government is not ready to relegate the powers to the state government.

Substantive

Noun

having a firm basis in reality and therefore important, meaningful, or considerable.

(मूल)

Basic, Core, Origin

Bounded, Calculable, Countable, Limited

There is no substantive evidence for the positive outcomes of the project.

Turbulence

Noun

Disorder

(अशांति)

Conflict, Confusion, Disturbance, Turmoil

Calm, Harmony, Peace, Stability

Taliban’s takeover in Afghanistan has created turbulence in the country.

 

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